Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors World

Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors

The Thai National Tourism Policy Committee has approved the proposed guidelines for the collection of a 300 THB (10 USD) tourism fee from each international visitor for the management of local tourist destinations.
Thai King names new Privy Council president World

Thai King names new Privy Council president

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn – Rama X has appointed General Surayud Chulanont as President of the Privy Council, replacing the late General Prem Tinsulanonda who died on May 26 last year.
Thailand’s Senate has new speaker World

Thailand’s Senate has new speaker

Former President of Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on May 24 was elected as the new Speaker of the Senate with a five-year tenure.
Thailand considers applying tourist levy World

Thailand considers applying tourist levy

Thailand’s Ministry of Sports and Tourism is considering the possibility of imposing a tourist levy to use for improving local attractions and insurance coverage for foreign visitors.